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Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

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Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

Does this itinerary sound doable or too much packed into one day? And does the order make sense?

2 adults - repeat visitors to Maui. I prefer not to split this over two days...would rather have one day even if it's long...but don't want to be so rushed we feel like we're running from one spot to another.

1. Start from the west side (Mahana) and go to Oo Farm for coffee breakfast tour (begins at 8:30)

2. Stop at Ocean Vodka for a tour (looks like many are offered throughout the day)

3. Makawao - Sherri Reeve Gallery and other shops of interest

4. Paia - Maui Hands, Maui Craft Guild, other shops of interest

5. Possible stop at Ho'okipa Beach Park for a walk

6. Late lunch/early dinner at Mama's - 4:00?

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1. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

This day sounds like our upcountry day! Some places are different but some are the same, and we started from Mahana as well.

Sherri Reeve is so cool. I spent an hour in there, lol. Talked to Sherri and daughter Hailey, tried on her beautiful water color tees, bought Christmas presents and just took it all in. Then afterwords we walked across the street to Komoda Bakery for one of their famous sticky donuts on a stick.

Then down Baldwin Avenue to Paia. Enjoyed relaxation on the beach until our Mamas reservation at 2:00pm.

Our timing was perfect for us. We were also able to drive home before it got dark. I see you have more things listed than we did, but then again, you are thinking Mamas at 4:00pm. We also left the Mahana later than you because I see you have the 8:30am tour - and I think we were just leaving the Mahana around then.

So to me, it sounds doable- just depending on how long you stay at each place, before you reach Mamas.

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2. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

Good plan. Makawao also has a Maui Hands, nice large store so check it out also.

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3. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

I don't think it is too much at all. If I were to change anything though, I'd stop at Ho'okipa after Mama's Fish House. That way, it's easier to pull in and out, as it is on the same side of the highway then. Just easier to turn right to leave, than making a left hand turn to get out of the parking lot.

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4. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

Joan is turned around. Mama's is ***before*** Ho'okipa, not after it.

Do Ho'okipa first, then you will turn right back onto the highway and go to Mama's.

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5. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

Thanks for input...I didn't know there is a Maui Hands in Makawao - love the Paia store so I'll check this one out.

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6. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

It's just around the corner from Sherri Reeves on Makawao Ave. Have fun..

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7. Re: Planning a day trip Upcountry in March

we really enjoyed going to the Surfing Goat goat farm, which is very close to the Ocean vodka distillery

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